Environment

Introduction

Why should you integrate environmental principles to your life?

The trial of the car

In the way we have come to use the automobile, I think we have lost many things - clean air, health, nature, green spaces, and a little bit of our soul. This is my call for us to banish mass private ownership of automobiles from our cities.

Changing how we think and live

We need a change in our culture to enable us to live in an environmentally attuned way, here are my ideas on how we need to change

Crunching the climate numbers

The animals in the human food system are one of the major contributors to greenhouse gas emissions. A lot of different studies have come up with different figures as to what percentage of emissions are attributable to livestock; here I discuss them in the context of the world and Australia specifically.

Australia's Environment

In only a short time, Australia has been radically changed by European settlement. This is an introduction into the main problems we face.
Whenever I see an adult on a bicycle, I have hope for the human race
HG Wells

Stop Signs: Cars and Capitalism on the Road to Economic, Social and Ecological Decay

Yves Engler and Bianca Mugyenyi
Coming back to Brisbane, Australia after living in London for a few years was a bit of an automotive culture shock. The landscape of Brisbane and the lives of its people have always been based around cars (since I moved here in the mid 90s), but in the few years I had been gone, a conservative politician had taken parts of this to the next level, creating massive tunnels, extra bridges and elevated freeway ramps reminiscent of Los Angeles.